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Sinks, loos, and all that bubbles

Here’s a little thought for you about boat living. I’ve said on several occasions how much I miss my washing line but there are a few other little things that as householders we probably take for granted (besides space, all … Continue reading

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When we decided to sell our house two and a half years ago, the intention was to downsize from 3 to 2 bedrooms, smaller garden, etc etc. If anyone asks me now, I say we have Doll-sized. In the eight … Continue reading

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Running our boat

Our new home is just under a year old,  41 feet long and a sweet little 6′ 10″ wide, hence the term narrow boat, similar to the one above. The good news is that it is slightly longer than our … Continue reading

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Short Story

She sat alone in her room, waiting. Her chair, but not her favourite chair. Her room, but not her room. The angles were different and the window didn’t let in the afternoon sun. She was surrounded by familiar things. Her … Continue reading

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